Alan S. Penzias, M.D.
United StatesDr. Alan S. Penzias is a cum laude graduate of the University of Pennsylvania. He received his M.D. degree from the State University of New York Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY. Upon completing a four-year residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Beth Israel Hospital/Harvard Medical School, he completed a two-year subspecialty fellowship in reproductive endocrinology and infertility at the Yale University School of Medicine. In July, 1996 Dr. Penzias returned to Harvard Medical School as assistant professor of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive biology and associate director of reproductive endocrinology and infertility at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. He is an active practitioner of reproductive endocrinology and infertility at Boston IVF, the nation's largest in vitro fertilization center. Dr. Penzias has lectured extensively in the United States and abroad and is the author of more than 50 peer reviewed papers and textbook chapters. He is currently co-editor-in-chief of Reproductive Technologies and editor-in-chief of Interactions, a computer-based CME series for obstetrician gynecologists.